About Concern: Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest, and conflict affected countries. Concern has been working in Turkey since August 2013 and currently looking for one Finance Assistant based in Sanliurfa.
Job Title Finance Assistant
Locations Sanliurfa, Turkey
Reporting line Finance Coordinator
Contract Length Fixed term; 7 Months
Job Grade E
Job Purpose: The role of the Finance Assistant will be to maintain the day to day finances of the Concern Worldwide Turkey office. This will require maintaining books and records for all bank transactions. The Finance Assistant will also be responsible for reviewing all supporting documentation provided for payments and recording the transactions in the bank books.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Bank and Cash Management
- Monitor cash levels in the cash box and request cash transfers on a timely basis from the appropriate Reporting Line.
- Make Bank & Cash payments with Concern’s limit and ensure that all appropriate documentation and authority delegation procedures are being followed
- Handle the issuance and retirement of cash floats to approved float holders and ensure that all appropriate documentation and authorization procedures are correctly followed
- Maintain and track all daily cash flow movements between cashbooks/safebooks/bankbooks
- Carry out weekly cash counts and reconciliations of the cashbox with the supervision of appropriate Reporting Line and report any anomalies.
- Carry out monthly bank reconciliations when required
Books and Records
- Maintain accurate and up to date cash and float logs.
- Raise transaction vouchers to record bank and cash movements as required.
- Update the electronic cash/bank and safe books as required.
- Ensure accurate coding is used on all payment requests.
- Ensure all receipts are properly checked and verified.
- Ensure staff have access to all Finance documentation templates
- Adhere to Concern’s Finance Policies and Procedures particularly in security of cash and confidentiality of information at all times ensuring utmost confidentiality to all sensitive information to which you are exposed.
- Maintain the finance cabinet and folders in an order and tidy fashion with easy referencing and locatable documents.
- Scanning of all bank payments vouchers and ensure all up to date data is maintained in soft version as well
- Adhere strictly to Concern’s Programme Participant Protection Policy and Code of Conduct Policy
- Adhere strictly to Concern’s Anti-Fraud and whistleblowing policy
- Any other tasks assigned by the line manager or CFC
Minimum Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
- Bachelor Degree in Finance/Economics.
- Experience in book keeping or financial record management a distinct advantage
- A minimum of six months of finance experience in humanitarian sector
- Good written and spoken English along with Turkish and/or Arabic
- Computer literate with good MS Office skills particularly Excel and office
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the following:
- High integrity and demonstrated ability to follow standards and policies
- Meticulous with attention to detail
- Commitment to ensuring the protection of Concern’s beneficiaries
- Strong sense of security management and willingness to follow security guidelines and regulations
- Willingness to learn
- Commitment to humanitarian principles and values
Must have good prioritization skills, with effective decision making abilities, to cope in a dynamic environment and to operate on multiple fronts simultaneously. Concern as a humanitarian organization responds to emergencies, which may affect routine work.
Ensure best value of money and facilitate process to improve accountability to beneficiaries and donors (HAP).
If you feel that your qualifications and experience match our requirements, and you share a commitment to Concern’s values, please send both a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.
Please note, both CV and cover letter should be in English and the role you are applying for set out clearly in the email subject-header
Equal opportunities: Concern values diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, class, caste or religion.
- Please detail the position applied for in the email subject-header
- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview
- Application Closing Date: 8th.06.2020
Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organizational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.
We are an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries.
We work in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using our knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local, national and international level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty. In 2015, we positively impacted the lives of 22.5 million people.